The Orioles have made room for Manny Machado.
Manny Machado is scheduled to run sprints for the first time in Sarasota, Florida today. While there is no timetable for Machado’s return, it’s probable that we’re looking at early- to mid-May before he is playing for the Orioles.
According to CBS Sports, Orioles All-Star third baseman Manny Machado hasn’t been able to run for five days and is going to miss his previously (albeit tentatively) scheduled re-evaluation appointment for this coming Tuesday. He is dealing with scar tissue and soreness
Joe Maddon wanted to get James Loney off his feet for a day to recharge his batteries. The afternoon bled into the evening and in the bottom of the 9th inning he came to the plate as a pinch